CARDINAL EMERGENCIES: Chicago Fire Scanner and Citizen Witness Reports for Thursday, July 18 2019

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THU JUL 18 2019 ~10:09 AM HOUSE FIRE ON BALLARD RD NEAR MARYLAND ST NILES • Niles Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/Working Fire • Ballard Rd and Maryland St Niles, IL • Report of smoke coming from a house on Ballard Rd just west of Maryland St. Police first on scene report smoke from the roof. BC2 reports light smoke coming from the roof. BC2 upgrades to a Working Fire at 10:16 p.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JUL 18 2019 ~9:47 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT WRIGHTWOOD AVE AND ASHLAND AVE CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Wrightwood Ave and Ashland Ave Chicago, IL • Report of a crash with injuries for E56. Southbound Ashland Ave backed up to Oakdale Ave. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JUL 18 2019 ~9:41 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT LAKE SHORE DRIVE AND JACKSON DR CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Lake Shore Drive and Jackson Dr Chicago, IL • Report of a crash with injuries in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive. T6 finds the crash about 600 North Lake Shore Drive — E98 advised. Crash also reported on Waze. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JUL 18 2019 ~9:11 AM HOUSE FIRE ON THOMAS AVE NEAR 73RD ST BRIDGEVIEW • Bridgeview Fire Department • HOUSE FIRE/BOX ALARM • Thomas Ave and 73rd St Bridgeview, IL • Report of house fire on Thomas Avenue just south of 73rd Street. Command reports a basement fire in a 1 1/2-story wood frame. Two lines working with a lot of fire in the house at 9:24 a.m. MABAS Division 21 Box Alarm on Box #41 for a house fire at 9:11 a.m. Struck out at 10:04 a.m. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JUL 18 2019 ~9:01 AM CRASH WITH INJURIES AT WINDSOR DRIVE AND WAVERLY DR ARLINGTON HEIGHTS • Arlington Heights Fire Department • Personal Injury Crash • Windsor Drive and Waverly Dr Arlington Heights, IL • Report of a crash with injuries. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JUL 18 2019 ~8:33 AM EXTRA ALARM FIRE AT FARM ON RIMSNIDER RD NEAR LEE RD, HINCKLEY • Hinckley FPD • Structure Fire on Farm Property/BOX ALARM • 10732 Rimsnider Rd Hinckley, IL • MABAS Division 6 Box Alarm on Box #5-1 for a structure fire on Rimsnider Road just south of Lee Rd.


THU JUL 18 2019 ~8:48 AM HIT-AND-RUN CRASH WITH INJURIES AT ALGONQUIN ROAD AND WEBER DRIVE ROLLING MEADOWS • Arlington Heights Fire Department • Hit-and-Run Crash/Personal Injury Crash • Algonquin Road and Weber Drive Rolling Meadows, IL • Report of a hit-and-run crash with injuries. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JUL 18 2019 ~3:55 AM STABBING VICTIM AT HALSTED ST AND FULLERTON AVE CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Person Stabbed/Stabbing Victim • Halsted St and Fullerton Ave Chicago, IL • Report of a stabbing victim. Female slashed in face and neck near DePaul University. Transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital. [INCIDENT MAP]

THU JUL 18 2019 ~12:30 AM 4 PEOPLE SHOT ON FULTON BLVD NEAR HOMAN AVE CHICAGO • Chicago Fire Department • Multiple People Shot/GSW • Fulton Blvd and Homan Ave Chicago, IL • Report of multiple people shot at an apartment or near an apartment on Fulton Blvd west of Homan Ave. E44 requests two additional ambulances for a total of three at 12:26 a.m. Total of four people shot at a party (3 female, 1 male). [INCIDENT MAP]



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Note: Reports are early reports involving breaking news, which may contain inaccurate information before confirmation from official sources. Dates, times and LOCATIONS (addresses, etc.) are NOT official and are subject to corrections or updates, which may or may not be completed on this page. Beginning October 21, 2018, Cardinal News began publishing an emergency incident page “CARDINAL EMERGENCIES FIRE LIVE AND ARCHIVE” for consolidating select incidents in Chicagoland for each day. Reports are generated from emergency radio communications, official public safety (e.g. Twitter accounts, press releases official sound bytes, etc.), and citizen witness reports. Incidents reported without sources noted are generated from emergency radio communications. The most recent incidents are posted at the top of the page during the day. New Incidents on THIS PAGE (in beta) are ENTERED THROUGHOUT THE DAY, and SOME NEW INCIDENTS may be ENTERED on this page after the initial publish date as follow-up for the day’s incidents.

E = Engine, T = Ladder Truck, TL = Tower Ladder, Q = Quint, SQD = Squad, BC = Battalion Chief, A = Ambulance, M = Medic, Box Alarm = Extra group of equipment & crews during major emergency (followed by 2nd through 5th level, Interdivisional Box for escalation), Still & Box Alarm = Extra group of equipment in Chicago (followed by 2-11 through 5-11 alarm, Interdivisional Box for escalation), EMS Plan = Extra group of ambulances during major emergency (Plans 1 through 3 for escalation), ALS = Advanced Life Support, BLS = Basic Life Support, Code Green = Non-urgent illness or injury, Code Yellow = Non-life-threatening injury or illness but observed for worsening condition, Code Red = Immediate Advanced Life Support required for possible life-threatening illness or injury, Code Black = Deceased, Level I Trauma Center = Hospital capable of total patient care in emergency (/traumacenter), TRT = Technical Rescue Team (e.g., high-angle, confined space, underground or below grade operations), MABAS = Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, Task Force = Special response in disaster or major emergency

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